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Volume:4 Issue:9 Number:23 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7976
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Tourniquet use associated with significant increase in early thigh pain post-bilateral TKR


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OrthoEvidence. Tourniquet use associated with significant increase in early thigh pain post-bilateral TKR. ACE Report. 2015;4(9):23. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7976

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Evaluation of pain in bilateral total knee replacement with and without tourniquet; a prospective randomized control trial

J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2015 Jun;6(2):85-8.

Contributing Authors: N Kumar Yadav S Singh A Kumar A Vaithlingam S Yadav

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Synopsis

30 patients undergoing simultaneous bilateral primary total knee replacement (TKR) were randomized to have a tourniquet used for one leg, and no tourniquet use on the other. The purpose of this study was to compare thigh pain between the two legs over the first 6 weeks postoperatively. Pain was assessed using a visual analog scale. The results demonstrated significantly higher thigh pain on postop...

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